Asad Umar to be made Minister for Planning and Special Initiative
ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Prime Minister Imran Khan has re-inducted Asad Umar into the cabinet, appointing him as Minister for Planning and Special Initiative.
In a tweet, Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Information and Broadcasting Firdous Ashiq Awan said that the government had decided to make Khusru Bakhtiar as Minister for Petroleum.
وفاقی کابینہ میں توسیع اور ردوبدل۔اسد عمر منصوبہ بندی اور سپیشل انییشٹو جبکہ خسرو بختیار کو پیٹرولیم کا وفاقی وزیر بنانے کا فیصلہ۔اس ضمن میں جلد نوٹیفیکیشن جاری کردیا جائے گا۔
— Firdous Ashiq Awan (@Dr_FirdousPTI) November 18, 2019
She said that a notification would be issued soon.
On April 18, Asad Umar had resigned from his post as finance minister. He announced his decision on Twitter and said that though he was offered the post of energy minister, he has decided not to take it.